Mechanical Field service engineer

Last Updated: 3rd November 2020 (over 2 years ago)

United Kingdom


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds



Field service engineer on Surface well heads pressure control including Xmas trees.
Also worked as Third party Inspection Engineer.
Built and tested surface Trees and associated equipment.
Built and tested sub sea trees and associated equipment.


Technical College
City & Guilds

   Feb 1981
— Jul 1984

Completed city & Guilds


Technical Specialist

   Jun 2019
— Nov 2020

• Staff Inspector based in Aberdeen.
• Performing various inspections and expediting activities on site at vendor facilities during project process, manufacture, fabrication, installation, and operational/function testing.
• Verification of vendor compliance to purchase orders and specifications.
• Material certification review and issue reports and release notes and also Non-Conformance certs.

Baker Hughes
Field service Engineer technical Advisor (offshore)

   Nov 2018
— Nov 2019

Based offshore running of down hole tools and casing & tubing hangers.
Well head & Xmas tree maintenance.
Working on well abandonment / side tracks /completions.
Working for Total E&P UK (on Franklin)
CNOOC (on the Golden eagle & Scott platforms)

Technical Staff Inspector

   Apr 2013
— Nov 2018

• Staff Inspector based in Aberdeen.
• Performing various inspection and expediting activities on site and at vendor facilities during order process, manufacture, fabrication, installation and operational testing.
• Verification of vendor compliance to purchase orders and specifications.

Ge Oil & Gas
Mechanical Technician

   Mar 2006
— Apr 2013

• Assembled and tested major, high value components associated with offshore surface/subsea equipment.
• Completed all factory acceptances testing at various stages, such as proof testing, flushing to NAS1638.
• Class 6 Specification and function tests.
• Disassembly and assembly of equipment from wellheads, H4 connectors, risers through to surface Xmas trees.
• Utilised overhead variety of up-to-date, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical machinery.
• Operated overhead gantry and jib cranes, lifting and moving awkward and heavy components.
• Carried out high pressure testing up to 22,500 PSI (1,550 bar).
• All assembled and testing procedures were carried out to rigid Company and customer specifications from engineering drawing, work orders, BOM’s and FAT procedures, most being witnessed by clients representatives i.e. Lloyds, DNV, ABS or third party.
• Working as a Mechanical Fitter - where I am involved in implementing inspection standards such as API where applicable - with regards to - Technical Procurement, and Equipment Qualification.
• Cleanliness analysis of Instrument Control Panels & Hydraulic Tree Running Tools.
• Goods inspection of finished machined components to tolerances of ± .001”.
• Goods Inwards Inspection of Consumable type products from a variety of Engineering type Suppliers.
• High Pressure Testing Witness and Sign Off.
• Assist in the Inspection of Failed Tested Components and Material delivered from Customer for repair.
• Complete detailed reports on equipment that has failed.
• Liaise with Third Parties Inspectors and Certifying Authorities.
• Witness and verification of High-Pressure testing.
• Vendor Inspection at both Customer and Sub Contractors sites.

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